Average Salary for Citibank Employees

Headquartered in New York City, N.Y., Citibank offers a range of employment opportunities in the financial services, from Personal Banker to Financial Analyst. Citibank pays its employees $78K annually on average. At Citibank, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and where you live each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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New York City, New York 


Financial Services, Finance, Investment banking

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VPs of Information Technology are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $121K per year; Compliance VPs, Information Technology Project Managers, and VPs of Operations also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $113K, $102K, and $96K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Citibank are Personal Bankers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $44K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $59K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $88K per year. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of around $96K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($105K per year) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; New York, N.Y. ($97K), Jacksonville, Fla. (about $96K), and Tampa, Fla. ($85K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Buffalo, N.Y. — at approximately $51K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Illinois, where the average Citibank employee makes around $100K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $120K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Chartered Financial Analysts with credentials; these people earn $110K annually on average. Those with an Executive Masters of Business Administration (Exec MBA) at Citibank come out on top, and their salaries approach about $199K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Regulatory Compliance among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $99K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; just under one-fifth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Citibank gives paid vacation to one in four respondents and paid sick leave to 19 percent. A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Citibank folks also make good use of a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Citibank


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56 %
$41,154 - $98,292
$45,229 - $113,602

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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